The Bronze Hand
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recording of The Bronze Hand, by Anna Katharine Green.
Read by Carolin Kaiser.
A political society secretly operates in Baltimore. When he tries to help his beautiful neighbor Miss Calhoun recover a stolen ring which might cause great unknown danger, Mr. Abbott is drawn into the midst of the conspiracy. (Introduction by Carolin)
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August 4, 2014
Interesting mystery, but didn't like the ending
I really enjoyed the earlier mystery parts of this story, but the ending included such bleak and hopeless occurrences and outcomes that made me like the story less. Listen, I DON'T need a happy ending, but the whole idea of what was going on in the story was distressing, and the ending was a bit over the top for my taste. Carolin did a good job reading the story. For the good mystery of the meaning of the bronze hand and for Carolyn's reading, I will ignore that the ending was not to my taste. (You can't please everyone all of the time!)
January 28, 2012
AKG is one of my favorites...
I usually love AKG stories; she writes a mean mystery novel. This one has a bit of a sad ending, and I would have loved a bit more resolution with it, but it is still a good mystery. I'd give the story a 4.
The reader did an excellent job, and the recordings were excellent - 5 star reader.